Craig is keen to see the potential for comfort, equity and environmental outcomes realised through a strategy to make Australia’s existing housing stock energy efficient. Craig's interests lie in sustainability, with a focus on practices that are good for the health of people and the environment. Craig has a background in behavioural science and business strategy and currently works as an analyst in the Broadband and Communications industry.
Shae is committed to projects that reduce the human impact on the environment and is especially concerned that opportunities to do so are available to all members of the community. She has worked in various roles at the intersection of social and ecological sustainability. Shae has degrees in Arts and Social Science (Environment) and experience delivering environmental education programs for small businesses and primary schools. She has acted as a consultant to local governments assisting them to reduce their greenhouse gas emissions and has worked at RMIT for the past two years on research projects that have outcomes for climate change adaptation as well as social and environmental sustainability.
Belinda is a qualified architect with over 12 years of local experience in a range of building typologies. An interest in best practice sustainable design led her to undertake a Masters of Social Science (Environment and Planning) with a particular focus on sustainable buildings and cities. Belinda is passionate about finding solutions to improve the environmental performance of existing housing stock and its positive associated outcomes in health and equity.
Eli believes that we are capable of designing buildings and using energy in much smarter ways, reducing our environmental impact and keeping our hard-earned dollars to spend on better things than electricity bills.
Eli works at the non-profit ClimateWorks Australia on projects that identify opportunities to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and overcome barriers to implementation of these opportunities. Prior to joining ClimateWorks, Eli had extensive experience in developing public policy and working with government, and has a broad knowledge of energy-related industries and energy policy in Australia and internationally from his time as Policy Advocate at the Moreland Energy Foundation.
Christie has a background as a residential property manager in the real estate industry and a keen interest in energy efficiency and sustainability. She is a trained thermal and energy assessor and has conducted assessment and training to households for an energy retailer. Christie is currently studying Construction Management and undertaking a research project that investigates willingness to pay for energy efficiency in rental properties. She is particularly interested in up-skilling the real estate sector in energy efficiency for buildings to improve the overall quality of building stock in Australia.
We work towards better energy efficiency in low-income rental properties, which reduces greenhouse gas emissions while improving social justice and equity.
We work to activate relationships between low income tenants, landlords and property managers to enable energy efficiency improvements to rental properties.